ERIC Number: ED137209
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Internationalize Your School: A Handbook.
National Association of Independent Schools, Boston, MA.
This handbook provides information to assist elementary and secondary schools in becoming more international in their approach to and in the content of their curriculum. It is directed to teachers and students as well as administrators. An initial section summarizes 118 responses to a questionnaire mailed to members of the National Association of Independent Schools in 1976. Results indicate that many are interested in international/global education, but few presently use an international curriculum in any specific subject. In a section directed toward students interested in study abroad, there are eight questions to consider and a list of 25 international programs. The descriptions include grade level, length of program, type of schedule, and participating countries. A section for teachers discusses the philosophy and methodology of global studies. Model frameworks for developing curriculum units are presented. Frameworks are provided for five topics on the historical dimension of global studies, planetary environment, futuristics, conflict resolution, and global population and resources. The handbook concludes with a directory of 43 organizational resources such as American Friends Service Committee, Institute for World Order, and OFfice of Intercultural Education. These organizations sponsor programs, publish curriculum materials, and encourage cooperation among schools and nations. (AV)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, International Education, International Educational Exchange, Models, Program Descriptions, Student Interests, Study Abroad, Teaching Methods
National Association of Independent Schools, 4 Liberty Square, Boston, Massachusetts 02109 ($2.00 paperbound)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Independent Schools, Boston, MA.